Oswego Yacht Club

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Oswego Yacht Club
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Oswego Yacht Club is located in New York
Oswego Yacht Club
Location 41 Lake St., Oswego, New York
Coordinates 43°27′43.93″N 76°31′16.32″W / 43.4622028°N 76.5212000°W / 43.4622028; -76.5212000Coordinates: 43°27′43.93″N 76°31′16.32″W / 43.4622028°N 76.5212000°W / 43.4622028; -76.5212000
Area 2.7 acres (1.1 ha)
Built 1914
Architectural style Arts and Crafts
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 10000105[1]
Added to NRHP March 23, 2010

Oswego Yacht Club, known now as the McCrobie Civic Center and for a time as the Naval Militia Building, is a historic clubhouse building located at Oswego in Oswego County, New York. It was built in two phases; the center section was bgeun in 1914 and completed in 1919 as the yacht club. The east and west wings were added in 1949-50 by New York State when the building was occupied as the New York State Naval Militia Armory and U.S. Naval Reserve Training Center. The original section is a one story Arts and Crafts style building with a walk out basement in the rear and Colonial Revival features. It was designed by noted Rochester architect Claude Fayette Bragdon (1866-1946). It is essentially a rectangular building with a hipped roof. It features a five sided room in the back with a five faceted hipped roof. The wings are two story structures measuring 70.4 feet by 40.4 feet. The city of Oswego acquired the building in 1978 for $50,000 and it is used as a municipal and recreation center.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 3/22/10 THROUGH 3/26/10. National Park Service. 2010-04-02. 
  2. ^ Anthony Opalka (February 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Oswego Yacht Club". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-09-18.  See also: "Accompanying 10 photos".